Groundbreaking at Fort Gordon opens doors to protect cyberspace better


TO PROTECT THE COUNTRY…. IN CYBERSPACE. GOUNDBREAKING WAS HELD TODAY ON A NEW STATE-OF-THE- ART HEADQUARTERS FOR U-S ARMY CYBER COMMAND. WJBF’S RENETTA DUBOSE WAS AT FORT GORDON FOR THAT GROUNDBREAKING. SHE’S LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM TONIGHT… AND RENETTA, THIS IS A NEW WAY OF DEFENDING OUR COUNTRY AGAINST ENEMIES. THE TWO PHASE PROJECT WOULD BRING THOUSANDS OF JOBS AND IMPACT GROWTH IN AUGUSTA AND SURROUNDING COUNTIES…ALL WHILE PROTECTING THE COUNTRY’S CYBERSPACE. 6:42-49 NAKASONE: WE WILL INTEGRATE CYBER, INFORMATION OPERATIONS, AND ELECTRONIC WAREFARE, INTO ONE CAPABLE AND READY CYBER FORCE. RENETTA: THE ARMY IS MAKING WAY FOR A NEW ARMY CYBER COMMAND COMPLEX. THE TWO-PHASE PROJECT BEGAN WITH THE OFFICIAL GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY AT FORT GORDON. 7:32-48 NAKASONE: WE SEND A POWERFUL MESSAGE THAT THE UNITED STATES ARMY IS READY, WILLING AND ABLE TO DEFEND OUR NATION AND OUR NATIONAL INTEREST TO DEFEAT OUR ADVASARIES IN THE LAND AND IN CYBERSPACE AND PROTECT THE FREEDOMS WE ENJOY TODAY, TOMORROW AND INTO THE FUTURE. RENETTA: FORT GORDON IS ALREADY HOME TO THE CYBER CENTER OF EXCELLENCE…A TRAINING INSTITUTION FOR CYBERSPACE OPERATIONS. THE 85 MILLION DOLLAR…STATE-OF- THE-ART FACILITY WILL ADD ARMY CYBER OPERATIONS…COMMAND AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS DURING PHASE ONE…SET TO BE COMPLETED IN SPRING OF 2018. 11:36-48 FANNING: WE MUST NOW PROTECT OURSELVES…WAVING OUR OWN OFFENSIVE CYBER OPERATIONS. RENETTA: THE COMPLETION OF BOTH BUILDINGS MEANS 1200 EMPLOYEES TO HIRE…SOME WHO WILL COME FROM THE LOCAL COMMUNITIES. 17:12-23 HARDIE DAVIS: THE CONSTRUCTION JOBS THAT WILL TAKE PLACE OUT HERE….IN OUR K-12 SCHOOLS AND ALSO OUR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING. THE ARMY CYBER COMMAND COMPLEX IS SET TO BE COMPLETE…AND READY TO PUT PEOPLE TO WORK…IN LATE 2020.

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